Steel Detailer Salary

A Steel Detailer earns an average wage of $19.75 per hour. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$34,972 - $84,563
$35K
$55K
$85K
MEDIAN: $54,788
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50%
90%

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$13.81 - $28.65
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20.03
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,972 - $84,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,112  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,230  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,076 - $73,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $28.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$20.82 - $41.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,230  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,076 - $73,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 296

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Job Description for Steel Detailer

Steel detailers prepare detailed drawings of steel for various structures, meeting specifications established by architect. They must be able to detail structural metal projects of various sizes from start to finish, as well as possess the ability to maintain working relationships with project managers. Steel detailers must have good time management skills to ensure projects on completed on schedule, and they need to be able to detail projects with speed and accuracy, accepting project-related challenges as required. Steel detailers may act as mentors to the drafting department and other departments as needed. They also act as the detailer for shop drawings of various sizes, including complex projects, as well as oversee other shop drawings as required.

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Steel Detailer Tasks

  • Produce erection and shop plans and drawings for steel fabricators and erectors for the manufacture of steel members used in the construction of buildings, bridges, industrial plants and non-building structures.
  • Detail structural and plate steel, and miscellaneous metals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Steel Detailer

Pay by Experience for a Steel Detailer has a positive trend. An entry-level Steel Detailer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Steel Detailer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Steel Detailer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 117 salaries. A Steel Detailer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,319

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Steel Detailer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Steel Detailer?

Steel Detailer in Atlanta:
"Very in depth and face paced. Strong math and analytical ski."
Pros: The ability to design and have input into big projects. Being able to see your work on display in the real world.
Cons: Very limited time to complete tasks. Very detail oriented tasks that require in depth thinking at a fast pace. Management.

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Key Stats for Steel Detailer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Steel Detailer Salaries

▲25%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$47,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Steel Detailer Salaries


▲5%

SDS2
▲1%

National Average
$47,000


Microsoft Excel
▼6%

▼9%


Autodesk AutoCAD Structural Detailing
▼12%

Autocad Structural Detailing
▼14%

SDS/2
▼14%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 20%
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